RSS Feed

Comica Festival

Comica Social Club

Twitter

Korean Manhwa and British Comics NetWorkShop


Five top comics creators from Korea and five from the UK meet and share their projects and experiences in an interactive cultural and creative exchange, hosted by Comica Co-Director Paul Gravett and organised in association with KOCCA and a major manhwa exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre in London.

Min-Woo Hyung, super-star creator of the international best-seller Priest, adapted into a Hollywood movie starring Paul Bethany, meets David Hine, writer of The Darkness and creator of Strange Embrace.

Respected pioneer Doo-Ho Lee (above), who contributed to the Korea: As Viewed By 12 Creators comics anthology available in English from Fanfare/Ponent Mon (below), will be meeting British comics virtuoso Ilya, creator of Skidmarks, End of the Century Club and and widely published in the UK, USA, Europe and Japan.

Other modern manhwa masters coming to London include Jeong-Taek Chae (Mr. Kimchi), Jung-hyun Suk (The Ghost) and popular webtoonist Jude Friday.

Followed by a signing event of by five Korean artists, with 100 free copies of manhwa books to be handed out to the audience.
Postcards of original artworks from prominent Korean illustrators will be sold in aid of charity.

See this Facebook link for further details.


Tickets: Free but booking essential - please email, first-come, first-served!
Where: Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB
When: Sunday, November 4, 2012 2-4pm

Newsletter

Mailing list sign-up:


Comica Events

Latest News

Comica Festival Weekend at The British Library August 15th to 17th!

Call For Papers from Transitions 5 Comica Festival Symposium!

Enter the Cape/Observer/Comica Graphic Short Story Prize!

Ben Katchor in Comica Conversation with Peter Blegvad at Foyles, Wednesday March 26th!

Reinhard Kleist Launches The Boxer at Goethe Institut London, Thursday March 6th!

See All News

Reviews

"I had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the presentation. It was so impressive!"
Helen McCarthy

"It was definitely worth the trip."
Garen Ewing

"A Comica event - but at the V&A?!"
Jinty

"...a place where aspiring graphic novelists get the chance to rub shoulders with established comic book artists..."
Valerie Pezeron

"...he's a natural storyteller. He can't seem to stop."
Paul Tierney

"...one of the cultural highlights in London's graphic novel calendar."
Joel Meadows

"...a two-week celebration of the art form..."
The London Paper

"...a very special conversation between two incredible artists."
Chris Thompson

"...chat over beers with some of the UK's coolest comic types..."
Thomas Behe

"...Comica continues to be a must-visit destination each year..."
Joel Meadows